American academic James Hill was visiting the Department of Social Work of Klaipėda University. The psychologist has 20 years of practical experience of social work in the State of Washington, USA. Currently J. Hill is teaching at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, in the Academy of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the University of Heidelberg in Germany, as well as in Poland and in the Czech Republic.
Mr. Hill gave lectures to social work students of Klaipėda University on family counselling, the protection of child rights, psychological assistance to families, refugees, and offenders, and shared the accumulated experience of practical work. James Hill also shared his experience with practicing social workers in Šilutė district.